Gov. Henry Names Crowe & Dunlevy Attorney to Cerebral Palsy Commission

OKLAHOMA CITY – Crowe & Dunlevy today announced Director Karen Rieger has been reappointed by Gov. Brad Henry as a member to the Oklahoma Cerebral Palsy Commission, which operates a state-owned hospital for children with developmental disabilities. She will serve through July 2010.

“We are proud of Karen’s reappointment to the Cerebral Palsy Commission and of her continued involvement in the community,” said Crowe & Dunlevy President Brooke Murphy. “She is an outstanding member of this organization and I know she brings much value to the Commission.”

The Commission operates the J.D. McCarty Center in Norman which provides a comprehensive program of habilitative care designed to maximize potential and enhance quality of life for Oklahoma’s children with developmental disabilities.

“I have been a longtime supporter of the J.D. McCarty Center and am pleased to serve the Center in this way,” said Rieger. “The Center provides a great service to the children of Oklahoma and I am proud to be a part of its mission.”

Rieger has been involved with the J.D. McCarty Center Foundation since 1999 and was first appointed to the Commission in 2005. She recently was elected vice chair of the Commission.

The J.D. McCarty Center began operation in 1946 before becoming a state agency in 1948. The Center provides care, maintenance, treatment, training, education, and physical and mental rehabilitation for children of Oklahoma afflicted with cerebral palsy or other developmental disabilities.

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